UGG means Australian Sheepskin Boots.
UGG boots became popular among shearers in the 1920’s. In the colder months the shearers would take a piece
of wool from a dead sheep carcass and wrap it around their feet to keep them warm. They referred to them as UGLY
BOOTS. Good old Australian slang shortened “Shearer’s ugly boots” to UGG boots. Thus, UGG boots date back as far
as the 1920’s in Australia..
Ugg boots became popular because of the amazing comfort they bring to the feet. The sheepskin is made
incredibly soft so the boots are cosy and snug. UGG boots feel more like socks than shoes yet they are tough enough
for outdoor use. The unique fleece insoles adapt to the natural contours of the wearer’s foot thereby creating
personalised arch support.
layer by trapping body heat. In the heat of summer, the natural fibres of the fleece will actually cool the feet by wicking
away perspiration. UGG boots are made to be worn barefoot to maximise the cushioning and warmth provided by the